All About Après
Raise a glass to unwind after a busy Big Bear day.
Whether you've been carving it up on the slopes, trekking miles on the trails, or soaking up the sun on Big Bear Lake, our local drink hubs invite you to sit down, take a load off, and reflect on a fabulous day spent in Big Bear!
Here are our Top 5 picks:
1. Nottingham's Tavern
This historic pub and diner sits at the edge of The Village welcoming guests to sit in for a hot toddy or cold beer before a hearty dinner. Featuring a cozy fireplace in a casual dining atmosphere, Nottingham's offers full bar service plus breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. May through October, guests are invited to lounge on the pet-friendly patio.
2. Big Bear Bar & Grill
Enjoy your après drink with a side of live music! Located in Moonridge, this full bar & restaurant gets you away from the busier side of town for a relaxing evening. Sit in Friday through Sun for live music, Tuesday & Wednesday for karaoke, and Thursday for open mic night.
3. Barrel 33 Big Bear
Big Bear's best wine bar is serving up local blends along with beer flights, seasonal specialties like Gluhwein, and scrumptious appetizers like flatbreads and charcuterie. Browse the wine lovers gift shop and groove along to live music weekly.
4. Captain's Anchorage
Stop in for a drink at this historic bar once owned by the famous Andy Divine. This surf n' turf house features more than good drinks, you may just bump into their resident ghost, George. Just make sure he doesn't snag your drink!
5. Village Sports Bar
The Village's newest bar scene treats patrons to their favorite sports game while they lounge with refreshing drinks and scrumptious appetizers and entrees.